World Investment Report 2002

Transnational Corporations and Export Competitiveness

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This report is recognized worldwide as an authoritative source of information and analysis on foreign direct investment. This year’s Report focuses on the role of transnational corporations (TNCs) in the export competitiveness of developing countries. It analyzes the latest trends in international trade, and identifies the countries and sectors in which TNCs have driven export performance. Relevant strategies and policy options for developing countries are presented to help attract export-oriented FDI and benefit from it.




The World Investment Report 2002 (WIR02) was prepared - under the overall direction of Karl P. Sauvant - by a team led by Anh-Nga Tran-Nguyen and comprising Victoria Aranda, Americo Beviglia Zampetti, Kumi Endo, Torbjörn Fredriksson, Masataka Fujita, Kálmán Kalotay, Gabriele Köhler, Padma Mallampally, Michael Mortimore, Abraham Negash, Ludger Odenthal, Miguel Pérez Ludeña, Katja Weigl and James Xiaoning Zhan. Specific inputs were prepared by Sung Soo Eun, Peter Froehler, Jörg Weber and Zbigniew Zimny.


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